• Valid City, State or Zip Code: Maple Grove
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
    A client of ours is seeking a mid level Product Development Engineer with MEDICAL DEVICE experience to join their team and work along the development process anywhere from concept and ideation through commercialization. Candidates with experience within the catheter space are highly sought after. This is a direct hire opening located in Maple Grove, MN.

    Duties and Responsibilities



    * Leads development of concepts, prototypes, processes, and products from initial design to market release
    * Assists in writing proposals for existing clients to achieve new deliverables within an existing phase or as a part of ongoing efforts
    * Designs and implements new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products to bring concept to market, including essential product and process documentation
    * Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development
    * Ability to generate and execute protocols and reports as needed to support validation activities, including Design Verification, IQ, OQ, PQ


    Position Qualifications:



    * Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering is preferred
    * Seeking candidates with 1 to 5 years of experience within medical device design and development
    * Familiarity with FDA QSR and ISO 13485 medical device regulations
    * SolidWorks 3D CAD proficiency
    * Familiarity with design for catheters and extrusions is highly preferred but not required
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: New Hope
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
    Our client is hiring for a Senior Sterile Process Engineer in the Minneapolis area and be responsible for providing real-time process engineering support to sterile manufacturing processes. This role will support the design, procurement, and installation of GMP process equipment supporting operations & ensuring the highest Quality and Safety of all sterile products.

    DUTIES:




    * Provide technical support for sterile manufacturing processes in the form of data analysis, troubleshooting, problem-solving, report writing
    * Develop, modify and review SOP's for operation of equipment and site processes
    * Support change control implementation for the facility/manufacturing processes
    * Support Tech transfer activities

    * Support Clean-In-Place (CIP) and Steam-In-Place (SIP) development and validation
    * Support media fill program development and validation
    * Represent Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in teams assembled to specify, install, troubleshoot, and maintain systems, equipment, and processes
    * Support day-to-day process development, production, and maintenance activities
    * Participate in deviation investigations to identify root causes and define corrective and preventive actions (CAPA)
    * Draft documentation such as Development Protocols and Development MBR's to support development and/or registration batches
    * Work with multiple site groups to coordinate activities necessary to execute development work/engineering studies

    REQUIREMENTS:




    * Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, or related science
    * Minimum of 7 years in a pharmaceutical technical or operations support role
    * Sterile manufacturing experience required
    * Technical writing - including batch documentation and investigative writing
    * Knowledge of pharmaceutical GMPs and regulatory (FDA, DEA, OSHA) requirements

    This is a direct hire opportunity and offers potential for relocation to MN in the form of a sign on bonus.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Maple Grove
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 09 May 2022
    Engineer I or Engineer II | Direct Hire | Maple Grove, MN | Medical Device Industry

    A well known medical device company in Maple Grove is seeking an Engineer I or Engineer II to help perform equipment validations (IQ OQ PQ) and Software validations. This person would be in a hybrid role (3-4 days onsite to perform equipment validations, but if there's documentation that needs to be done, you can do it from home).

    * Define the development of comprehensive specifications (hardware and/or software) for equipment/software from basic functionality to complex systems such as PLC's, Visual Basic applications, databases, SCADA applications, and systems with FDA defined electronic records and electronic signatures.
    * Provide project estimates independently.
    * Submit specification, protocol and report for approvals and documentation control via a Change Request.
    * Develop comprehensive software validations and/or equipment qualification protocols per the specification.
    * Execute software validation and/or qualification protocols & record results.
    * Document, communicate and follow-up on software/equipment issues.
    * Complete project deliverables per project schedule and monitor project schedule and scope changes to assure team can meet delivery requirements.
    * Create documents, links and Change Requests utilizing a Product Data Management system.


    Qualifications:

    BS or MS: Engineering realm
    1-5 years' experience as an Engineer
    IQ, OQ, PQ experience (equipment validation) & Software validation experience REQUIRED!!

    Open to an Engineer I or Engineer II, NOT Sr. level
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Havre de Grace
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 09 May 2022
    Technical Manager leads the maintenance and engineering department. The purpose of the position is to ensure optimization and the increase of the efficiency of the plant. Oversees all the technical areas of the site including, but not limited to the technical assets, repairs and upgrades and plant facilities, process areas and controls, production areas and utilities. Ensures compliance with all the and Government Agencies policies, regulations and procedures. Ensure proper management of engineering projects and capital improvements and optimize manufacturing processes and provide knowledge for effective operations. Provides engineering expertise to maintain and improve EH&S, quality, GMP's, throughput and uptime, and cost, ultimately to help plant achieve success in all areas. Ensures that the proper maintenance strategies (RBM, Mechanical Integrity, HAZIDs, Precision Maintenance, PdM, PM, and other reliability methods); are created and implemented in the Havre de Grace campus, with focus and priority to the manufacturing plant in Havre de Grace. Works under the leadership and direction of the Site Head and performs implicit and explicit duties as assigned by Site Head. Responsible for promoting an efficient work environment with a key focus on the employees own safety and the safety of others and ensure that company and governmental rules and regulations are applied and followed. Manage capital project budgets. Ensure projects are completed within budget and on time and communicate project status and significant milestones. Maintain departmental operating budgets and track and report performance regularly. Regulate department workloads. Ensures the performance of root cause analysis for failures of equipment and system problems. Recommend changes to Operations about modifying daily operation as needed to improved product quality, throughput or reliability. Ensures and enforces plant design standards, procedures and work standards. Ensures proper planning and execution of Plant Shutdown work. Provides leadership to the maintenance hourly employees and engineers. Implements the Maintenance and Engineering Standards. Including the Technical Binding Documents. Creates a 7-year master plan for the technical area in the plant. Ensures planning and scheduling is followed according to best practices in the industry. RAGAGEPs are implemented and followed. Creates, maintains and update plant documentation. Ensures proper process controls in the plant for data analysis and problem solving. Oversees that NWC is kept to the correct levels for EBIT. Creates the vision for the Technical Group and defines the objectives according to Best Practices

    Required:

    Preferred Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, Masters or Bachelors. At least 10 years of experience in a technical role. Desired supervisory experience in technical role. Show Me
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Maple Grove
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager to lead mechanical project activities in the development, design, implementation, test, and transfer to manufacturing for medical device systems. Our client works with developing class I and class II devices and systems. This is a very HANDS ON technical role and this engineer must have experience within the entire product lifecycle. This position will have direct reports but will also be expected to still function in a technical mechanical engineering capacity. This is a direct hire role in Maple Grove, MN.

    Position Duties:

    * Leads product design and development.
    * Leads and completes DHF document deliverables.
    * Applies principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
    * Designs medical products and confirms correctness using methodologies and tools such as FEA, GD&T, CFD, etc.
    * Works with suppliers and manufacturing facilities to design for manufacturability.
    * Identifies and efficiently resolves technical problems and issue.
    * Leads and communicates to a client for small scale programs.
    * Researches and analyzes experimental data to understand design issues and set a direction for issue resolution.
    * Delegates and sets work direction for technicians and designers.
    * Creates test protocols and reports for verification testing.
    * Able to complete engineering tasks in a timely fashion, and manage time budgets for tasks.
    * Effectively communicates project technical status, time and schedule for tasks including estimates to complete.

    Positions Qualifications:

    * BSME or related field required
    * 5+ years of experience in new product development
    * 2+ years of management experience within new product development
    * Experience in medical device or other regulated industries is highly preferred
    * Electromechanical systems experience is a must
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Houston
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Overview

    Leads and directs the maintenance department's mechanical maintenance and reliability initiatives. Provides technical assistance to the maintenance department and drives long term equipment reliability. Utilizes reliability and lean manufacturing tools to drive continuous reliability improvements.

    Responsibilities





    * Maintains and analyzes reliability data and drives reliability improvements
    * Conducts failure analysis and supports 5-why process
    * Serves maintenance crafts, operations and projects by assisting with mechanical engineering support
    * Uses RCM principles to establish and optimize proactive maintenance strategies for mechanical equipment
    * Leads mechanical predictive maintenance program
    * Direct and coordinate manufacturing, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements
    * Utilize technical drawings, specifications of electrical and mechanical systems and components to ensure systems conform to standards
    * Lead and direct specialty contractors. Act as liaison with engineers, operations, and others to discuss existing or potential reliability improvements
    * Makes recommendations with long term reliability improvements. May include implementation of business processes or driving capital projects
    * Assures plant adherence to API and ASME standards

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience Minimum





    * Chemical plant experience
    * Degree of Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university
    * Experience in driving continuous improvement

    Education & Experience Preferred





    * PSM chemical plant experience
    * RCL, CRE or other certification in maintenance or reliability
    * Experience applying reliability tools (criticality assessment, RCM, TPM, cause mapping, etc.)
    * Experience with mechanical equipment design, troubleshooting, function, and reliability
    * Experience with establishing reliability analytics
    * SAP and Meridium experience
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Evansville
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Successful candidate will work in the site technical department and will interface with R&D, Finance, Operations, Projects and Commercial teams to drive site projects engineering work from conceptual design to commissioning at the Mount Vernon site.

    Job Purpose & Responsibilities


    * Project lead for front-end development of projects per the Capital Expenditure Work Process.
    * Prepares Authorization For Expenditure (AFE) package for Capital project budget approval and funding.
    * Conduct as needed design review meetings to consolidate and align the technical comments.
    * Coordinate input for the Reliability In Design process for project execution.
    * Manage assigned project scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk, procurement, communication, and integration.
    * Work with Business Planning on project justification and ensure justification of project is calibrated.
    * Prepare monthly status reports.
    * Conduct project appraisal sessions for closed projects to capture the investment management lessons learned.
    * Verify option identification & down select, design basis development and front-end engineering for minor and major capital projects.
    * Flexible to respond to unit and capital project support needs as priorities change with specific business needs.
    * Assure that all applicable local, national, and international general, engineering, technical, safety, and environmental standards are implemented to project.
    * Assist Engineering &Project Management Team during the Front End Engineering Development (FEED) and Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) phases of a project.
    * Support project Safety Health & Environmental reviews, Value Engineering, and applicable Process Hazard Analysis (PHA).
    REQUIREMENTS

    * Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. Operations experience in a chemical company. Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with Operators, Mechanics, Supervisors, R&D and Management to complete projects and tasks on time and on budget to meet the business objectives.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pleasant Prairie
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Job Description

    The primary result expected from the Process Engineer is to control internal processes to manufacture products by defining and analyzing the manufacturing process of both milling and filling operations for improvement in quality, safety, and efficiency, and creating, improving, and maintaining manufacturing Process Instructions (PI) and salvage/rework integration.

    Typical tasks for this position include (but are not limited to) the following:




    * Develop safety procedures to be employed by workers operating equipment or working in close proximity to on-going chemical reactions.
    * Troubleshoot problems with chemical manufacturing processes.
    * Evaluate chemical equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
    * Conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
    * Determine most effective arrangement of operations such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, and drying.
    * Perform tests and monitor performance of processes throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.
    * Design and plan layout of equipment.
    * Prepare estimate of production costs and production progress reports for management.
    * Design measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and in pilot plant operations.
    * Develop processes to separate components of liquids or gases or generate electrical currents using controlled chemical processes.

    Required




    * Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering with hands-on chemical experience.
    * Good process management, written and verbal communication skills are required along with a high level of initiative.
    * Demonstrated strong leadership skills, in project and people management in a continuous improvement environment in the areas of production, safety, quality and Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Phoenix
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Growing national engineering company is looking for a talented Project Coordinator or Jr Project Manager with construction project experience to join their team. This position is full time onsite in the North Phoenix area on an international project and the client is ideally looking for a Project Coordinator looking to be trained into a PM role in the future. Position comes with full benefits.

    Responsibilities:

    * Coordinating implementation projects onsite at the client site
    * Scheduling jobs, equipment, materials and services purchases
    * Working with project managers on RFI's, bids and requests
    * Attending meetings, preparing PO's, coordinating deliveries, badging, documentation, etc.

    Qualifications:

    * HS/GED
    * Experience working on project coordination for construction projects
    * Experience coordinating the purchasing of materials, equipment and services for a project
    * Experience preparing, maintaining and tracking purchase orders, RFI's, bids, submittals, quotations, etc.
    * Experience attending internal and scope meetings and taking notes
    * Strong expertise with MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Madison
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    This is a hands-on technical role that is critical in leading all engineering efforts in collaboration with the operating teams & unit operations across multiple shifts to contribute the highest levels of safety, quality, and operational efficiency in the production of grain-based food products.

    Commitment to follow all safety procedures, GMP's, performs risk assessments prior to commencing an unfamiliar task, seek to identify and implement proactive safety improvements, and use PPE when required such as: chemical handling, hearing protection, lock-out tag-out, harnesses, respiratory masks, etc. Ensure compliance to highest level of food safety ,filling in the appropriate documentation like return to service checklists, etc. Adherence to safety procedures with use, inspection, and care of vehicles, equipment, and tools to include test equipment, lab equipment, industrial trucks, production equipment and man lifts. Support incident/injury investigations through detailed root cause analysis techniques to assist in prevention. The highest levels of production efficiency are achieved through commitment and proactive ownership. People in this key role: Committed and unfailing engineering support for facility production through plant technical expertise of Bioscience facility; the Reliability Responsible for engineering process capabilities, process changes, process trouble shooting, equipment reliability and project management, and is integral to executing engineering projects to produce a high quality product on time to our customers' specifications and expectations. Use best practice Project Management techniques to lead all designated engineering projects across all shifts based on in-depth understanding of current CapEx budget and initiatives that will result in the highest levels of operational efficiencies. Attends and conducts team member meetings as necessary to discuss plant needs and troubleshoots production issues as related to engineering (both unit operations and control systems). Ensures that implementation of corrective actions identified occur. Leads meetings or supports all Root Cause Analysis and Audit activities and insures timely corrective actions and closures of any findings related to engineering. Embraces and uses technology to drive more efficient operation of the plant. Ensures that production team is fully trained and utilizing available technology as it relates to engineering. Review key plant metrics and confer with technical or administrative staff including Production or Plant Manager to resolve production or processing problems related to engineering. Calculate required capacities for equip of proposed system to obtain specified performance and submit data to engineering personnel for approval. Analyze test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives, and modify or adjust equipment to meet specifications.

    BS ChE or ME preferred; work exp.or current enrollment in an engineering program in lieu of degree.Hands on exp. in an industrial manufacturing environment required. Exp.in a similar alcohol manufacturer environment highly desired. Progressive engineering exp working with manufacturing teams successfully leading engineering projects including demonstration of excellent interpersonal skills including communication, informal leadership, training production and maintenance personnel, and project management; willingness to seek continuing education toward development of leadership abilities.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    * Works daily with team members under the direction of the Engineering Manager to accomplish plant objectives in the following priority areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Reliability, Production, Efficiency, Cost Reduction and Innovation
    * Acts as process engineering SME mentoring and reviewing work from junior process engineers as needed
    * Performs and/or initiates effective and timely engineering and technical studies to troubleshoot known plant problems, predict impending problems and to optimize plant operations in the above priority areas
    * Performs and/or contributes to thorough process reviews, Hazard and Operability Studies (Hazops) and "What If" analyses on current operations and on proposed changes to plant equipment, processes and systems via the plant Process Safety Management of Change (MOC) process
    * Performs and/or contributes to Root Cause Failure Analyses (RCFA) and incident investigations and completes assigned action items on schedule
    * Promotes and contributes to successful implementation of projects by providing accurate, timely and thorough design input / design review and by facilitating close coordination and communications with area personnel
    * Promotes and contributes to site Manufacturing Excellence and Operations Driven Reliability (ODR) processes
    * Identifies and facilitates implementation of production, reliability, efficiency and cost improvement opportunities
    * Routinely tracks and reports compressor / turbine/ pump/ exchanger efficiencies, pressure drop surveys, catalyst evaluations, lost tons, and reliabilities issues.
    * Interacts daily with operators and shift supervisors to learn and share knowledge of the plant operations and to meld "reality' with "theoretical".
    * Ensures that Process Flow Diagrams (PFD's), Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P & ID's), Steam Balances and Standard Operating Procedures are complete and up-to-date.
    * Performs monthly accounting closing activities as requested.
    * Performs special studies / projects as directed by the Engineering Manager
    * Acts as the project engineer for capital projects which includes the responsibility for coordinating the design team to achieve overall design accuracy for all engineering disciplines associated with the project

    Requirements:






    * Degree in Chemical engineering
    * Engineering experience in the chemical process industry
    * Strong and proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Engineering software (HYSIS)
    * Demonstrated experience with process control and implementing advanced process control strategies is a plus
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Eden Prairie
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Sunday, 08 May 2022
    Our client is seeking a Systems Verification Technician to join their team and be responsible for documenting and performing verification tests for hearing aids, accessories, manufacturing software, fitting software, mobile applications, programmers, their components and sub-systems. S/He also is responsible for assisting in problem solving and issue resolution. The Systems Verification Technician is primarily responsible for verifying new products; however, may also be responsible for supporting continuation engineering and technology development, as needed. This position can work remote 80% of the time. Candidates must have an AAS Degree in a technical field. Please apply to this posting to send your resume if you have interest.





    Education:

    AAS degree in a technical field, ideally electronics

    Experience:

    Any experience in electronic design, test and manufacturing is great to have

    Any experience in a regulated environment (medical or military) is nice to have

    Knowledge

    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of microelectronic circuits and components required
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common business software required (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of product development processes for microelectronic circuits required
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of bench top test instrumentation control and use
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of verification methodologies
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of software development methodologies
    * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of ANSI, IEC, and homologation standards desirable
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: New Brighton
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 May 2022
    Industrial Engineer I or Industrial Engineer II | Direct hire OR contract to hire | $71-$90k + 10% bonus | New Brighton, MN | GREAT opportunity to get into a medical device company with little to no medical device industry experience needed!!

    The Industrial Engineer is responsible for designing workflow and production processes to increase efficiency and ensure final products meet the established quality standards.

    Accountabilities & Responsibilities


    * Serve as the technical resource for manufacturing
    * Collaborate with other Engineers and SMEs to design and implement cost-effective manufacturing layouts and build ergonomics for new and existing product lines
    * Design, redesign or enhance work areas and layouts so that awkward or uncomfortable positions, repetitive motions, and inefficient operations are reduced or eliminated
    * Maintain knowledge of best practices in manufacturing methods, trends and developments in technology and equipment. Apply this knowledge to maintain the organization's competitive edge
    * Design and develop work-holding tools, fixtures and tools in CAD including shop-ready drawings
    * Understand tolerances and how they relate to manufacturing
    * Create and/or improve work instructions
    * Identify and assess various problems and departures from established manufacturing standards and best practices, while researching and recommending solutions
    * Develop and maintain management information, planning and control systems
    * Implement methods and modifications to reduce production costs
    * Other duties as assigned

    Education & Experience

    Required:


    * Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering
    * 1+ year of engineering experience
    * Experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma process and tools to solve logistics problems
    * Experience working with MRP/ ERP systems, BOM's, Routings, work order processes, barcode systems, MRP transactional analysis, process flow, value stream maps, lean manufacturing

    *Open to contract to hire for lesser experience

    *Must be local to Twin Cities
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Geismar
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 May 2022
    Provides effective process and utilities engineering services in order to achieve daily operational excellence and to drive down unit cost of production, improve production capability, and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people, risk of harm to the environment, or risk of lost production.

    Supports the project team by taking a lead role in Engineering during the FEED study, detailed engineering phase and continuing on through plant commissioning and start-up.


    * Supports the Lead Process Engineer and Production Engineer to ensure an effective Process Engineering service is consistently provided to the Operations Department in order to achieve daily excellence in the areas of plant operation, reliability, safety, productivity, and efficiency.
    Identifies, evaluates, and executes continuous improvement opportunities to drive down unit cost of production, improve production capability and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people and the environment.
    Participates in hazard/risk reviews required for all plant modifications. Able to act as a leader at review meetings for projects in line with experience.
    Provides process design for improvement projects at the Geismar site and supports process design needs for other sites as needed.
    Performs duties of the Lead Process engineer in his absence.
    Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction, and start-up phases of the project. Including reviewing data sheets, design details, PID's, PFD's, and providing recommendations on equipment and material selections. During the commissioning and start up phases provides detailed guidance to Operations staff, assists with the writing of Operating and Technical manuals and complex loop development.
    Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages.
    Acts as mentor to the less experienced engineers in the department.
    Ensures compliance with the requirements of PSM to minimize overall risk of harm to people, the environment, or loss prevention.
    Participates in the auditing process with Senior Engineers.
    Improves the safety in design performance of through application of learnings from incidents at other sites.
    Plays a key role in the Management of Change process, acting as PCR lead on plant changes being managed by the Department. Ensures that all requirements of the change management process are met.
    Supports the culture and initiatives of reliability within the Technical team and provide necessary support to Maintenance Reliability focus.
    Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.
    Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic.

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Chemical Engineering preferred. Minimum of 10 years of experience in Process / Utilities Engineering encompassing aspects such as troubleshooting, monitoring, conceptual design and equipment sizing and selection. Preferably 7 years' experience working with hydrocarbon or chemical processing. Well versed in working with process engineering software packages such as HYSYS. Competent user of standard computing packages (e.g. Microsoft Office). Familiarity with API, ASME and ANSI standards.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 May 2022
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Supports the Lead Process Engineer and Production Engineer to ensure an effective Process Engineering service is consistently provided to the Operations Department in order to achieve daily excellence in the areas of plant operation, reliability, safety, productivity, and efficiency.
    * Identifies, evaluates, and executes continuous improvement opportunities to drive down unit cost of production, improve production capability and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people and the environment.
    * Participates in hazard/risk reviews required for all plant modifications. Able to act as a leader at review meetings for projects in line with experience.
    * Provides process design for improvement projects at the Geismar site and supports process design needs for other sites as needed.
    * Performs duties of the Lead Process engineer in his absence.
    * Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction, and start-up phases of the project. Including reviewing data sheets, design details, PID's, PFD's, and providing recommendations on equipment and material selections. During the commissioning and start up phases provides detailed guidance to Operations staff, assists with the writing of Operating and Technical manuals and complex loop development.
    * Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages.
    * Acts as mentor to the less experienced engineers in the department.
    * Ensures compliance with the requirements of PSM to minimize overall risk of harm to people, the environment, or loss prevention.
    * Participates in the auditing process with Senior Engineers.
    * Plays a key role in the Management of Change process, acting as PCR lead on plant changes being managed by the Department. Ensures that all requirements of the change management process are met.
    * Supports the culture and initiatives of reliability within the Technical team and provide necessary support to Maintenance Reliability focus.
    * Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    * Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Chemical Engineering preferred.
    * Experience in Process / Utilities Engineering encompassing aspects such as troubleshooting, monitoring, conceptual design and equipment sizing and selection.
    * Preferably 7 years' experience working with hydrocarbon or chemical processing.
    * Well versed in working with process engineering software packages such as HYSYS.
    * Competent user of standard computing packages (e.g. Microsoft Office).
    * Familiarity with API, ASME and ANSI standards.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Maple Grove
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 May 2022
    Our client is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead mechanical project activities in the development, design, implementation, test, and transfer to manufacturing for medical device systems. Our class works with developing class I and class II devices and systems. This is a very HANDS ON technical role and this engineer must have experience within the entire product lifecycle.

    Position Duties:

    * Leads product design and development.
    * Leads and completes DHF document deliverables.
    * Applies principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
    * Designs medical products and confirms correctness using methodologies and tools such as FEA, GD&T, CFD, etc.
    * Works with suppliers and manufacturing facilities to design for manufacturability.
    * Identifies and efficiently resolves technical problems and issue.
    * Leads and communicates to a client for small scale programs.
    * Researches and analyzes experimental data to understand design issues and set a direction for issue resolution.
    * Delegates and sets work direction for technicians and designers.
    * Creates test protocols and reports for verification testing.
    * Able to complete engineering tasks in a timely fashion, and manage time budgets for tasks.
    * Effectively communicates project technical status, time and schedule for tasks including estimates to complete.



    Positions Qualifications:

    * BSME or related field required
    * 5+ years of experience in new product development
    * Experience in medical device or other regulated industries is highly preferred
    * Electromechanical systems experience is a must
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Calumet City
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
    This position manages all aspects of the EHS culture and performance with respect to safety, health, environmental, and security efforts to achieve and maintain compliance with Federal, State, and Local environmental and safety regulations, company policies, and other requirements in a cost effective manner.



    * Establish EHS goals and objectives for the site, working with the Plant Manager and Staff to ensure optimum performance and regulatory compliance.
    * Work with Maintenance and Engineering to ensure PSM compliance.
    * Oversee safety compliance for Lock Out/Tag Out, Hot Work Permitting, Confined Space Entry, PPE Respiratory Protection, etc. and routinely audit performance.
    * Oversee Industrial Hygiene compliance for Ergonomics, Chemical Exposure, Bloodborne Pathogens, AED, etc.
    * Serve as main contact for regulatory audits both internal and external.
    * Maintain Radioactive License, Boiler Safety Certificates, etc.
    * Participate in Corporate EHS initiatives and assist other company locations as needed to ensure maximum utilization of the resources.
    * Manage and direct activities for the site's environmental programs, including air quality, waste management, environmental training, and process area and equipment.
    * Maintain a thorough and up-to-date working knowledge of Federal and State environmental and safety regulatory requirements affecting company operations and ensure plant is in compliance.
    * Manage the collection of compliance data and implement data management and reporting tools that support key environmental compliance activities.
    * Ensure that requirements are established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with the requirements of RC14001.
    * Oversee wastewater and hazardous waste management.
    * Oversee preparation of all regularly scheduled reports required by Local, State, and Federal regulatory agencies.
    * Provide training and other technical support to ensure plant environmental compliance and continuous improvement efforts are maintained throughout the site.

    * Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
    * Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Bostik (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
    * Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents
    * The compliance support includes the coordination and administration of existing HES programs, including determining the applicability (and non-applicability) of regulatory requirements to the Operations facility located in Calumet City, Illinois.
    * Provide technical support to the PSM program.



    * BS in Engineering or similar degree (Chemical or Environmental Engineering preferred) OR BS in Science with emphasis on Safety, Health and/or Environmental Applied Sciences or Occupational Safety
    * Minimum of 2 years industrial safety experience with 5 years industrial safety experience preferred.
    * Experience in a PSM-regulated manufacturing plant required.
    * Knowledge of HES regulations, rules and processes/best practices is required.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pleasant Prairie
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
    R&D position within the polymer synthesis and development R&D team. The individual in this position is to bring subject matter expertise and leadership to our development and formulation of next generation polymers for coatings applications. This job requires strong knowledge of emulsion polymer synthesis and structure-property understanding for a variety coatings, sealant and adhesive applications. Additionally, the individual in this role must present strong leadership, organizational skills and capabilities, and experience. The job requires a high degree of analysis, innovation and creative problem solving, and collaboration within the R&D team. The position offers a great career opportunity to act in a scientist and leader capacity. There is potential for growth into a higher technical leadership role including future R&D Director for our synthetic R&D team as the capabilities and growth impact are demonstrated.

    Key Technical Responsibilities







    * Design and develop new emulsion polymers for coatings, sealant and adhesive applications, monitor technology trends and developments in coatings applications, and identify new technologies for waterborne coatings while exploring feasibility of novel polymer chemistries
    * Utilize scientific methodology practices for planning and executing experimental development of new initiatives from early concept to commercialization
    * Utilize efficient methodology and sound technical principals to help solve product and manufacturing problems.
    * Monitor and supervise all stages of product development, from lab to production-scale batches
    * Collaborate with supply chain to identify and evaluate new and alternative materials
    * Maintain understanding of the competitive and supplier IP landscapes, analyze industry trends and emerging technologies

    Technical and Leadership Qualifications
    * B.S. or higher degree in chemistry (M.Sc/Ph.D is preferred) or related field with some working experience in emulsion polymer development and commercialization
    * Expert knowledge in emulsion polymers, ability to provide technical leadership to the polymer R&D teams
    * Ability to prove and develop commercial products from concepts
    * Highly motivated and a self-starter, capable of working independently and driving projects to completion
    * Strong and proven project management skills, and ability to influence and lead technical teams.
    * Highly capable of managing complex and multiple projects, prioritizing and meeting timelines
    * Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, using scientific and analytical tools in developing polymers
    * Strong organization skills, detail-oriented and highly organized
    * Possess outstanding communication skills - both oral and written, ability to communicate clearly and candidly the scientific concepts, project status, effectively fostering collaborative relationships at all organizational levels
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Canton
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
    Primary Duties:




    * As a member of the Leadership Team, provide environmental leadership and direction for the plant by identifying and working to collaboratively mitigate environmental risk
    * Implements strategies and systems to keep operations focused on environmental impacts and in compliance with environmental and related permits and regulations.
    * Assure area leaders monitor operations to identify, predict and control environmental performance so that permit conditions are maintained.
    * Oversee management of the Landfill and WWTP operations including equipment maintenance, budgets, contractor management, and operations directives.
    * Be an Integral part of the Corporate Evergreen EHS Leadership Team consisting of EHS Managers from the mills and NAP Manager to set EHS strategy, policy and initiatives for the company
    * Manage recording and reporting environmental related information for Evergreen Packaging

    * Utilize EMIS (Gensuite) for internal environmental incident, non-compliance, auditing and inspection reporting and follow-up
    * Assure Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Environmental submittals (Air, Storm Water, Waste Water, Waste Management, etc.) are accurately developed, reviewed, and submitted timely

    * Mentors mill environmental professionals (direct reports) to drive personal ownership and accountability for success and succession planning including feedback on performance and opportunities for development and growth.
    * Partner with site operational leaders to be visible environmental advocates in their areas of responsibility and ensure plans are in place to proactively achieve their environmental obligations and targets.
    * Audits facilities and systems to identify improvement opportunities and provide assistance in reaching environmental goals and objectives.
    * Remain current on regulatory developments that are applicable to environmental compliance at the local, state and federal level and position the mill to manage the impacts.
    * Act as a liaison between the mill and the community and/or the regulators on environmental issues.
    * Maintain membership in local manufacturing and environmental organizations.
    * Support Evergreen's Sustainability objectives at the Canton and Waynesville Operations.

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    Experience/Qualifications:




    * Bachelor of Science - Environmental or Chemical, Science or Engineering of related field, Required.
    * 12+ years - First-hand experience in environmental management for process related manufacturing facilities, Required: Pulp and Paper experience, Preferred.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Canton
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
    Responsibilities




    * Ensure assigned safety permits are properly implemented.
    * Implements and administers government and company required safety, health and environmental programs to ensure safety and compliance.
    * Coach site operational leaders to be visible EHS advocates in areas of responsibility.
    * Implement and/or drive corporate and facility EHS strategies at the site operations level.
    * Audit facilities and systems to identify improvement opportunities and provide assistance in reaching goals and objectives.
    * Assist in completion of any regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.
    * Navigate pending and proposed regulations and position the facility to be in compliance with the least impact to the facility.
    * Evaluate performance trends and develop initiatives based on those trends to improve performance.
    * Review information/data and compare against compliance/regulatory requirements and industry guidelines and advising management accordingly.
    * Develop and maintaining required Safety trainings and programs that are consistent with Federal, State and Company guidelines.
    * Lead the development and ensure delivery of company EHS policies and procedures.
    * Monitoring, recording and disposal of hazardous waste generated at the facility.
    * Conduct routine Environment, health and safety audits
    * Conduct annual required training, new employee training and tracking of training.
    * Maintaining working knowledge of the new technologies developed by the industry and government regulators.
    * Maintains accurate documentation and required records.
    * Tracks effectiveness of Company safety and environmental programs and adjust appropriately.
    * Utilize manufacturing excellence tools to engage employees in safety improvement projects.

    Qualifications




    * Degree in Health and Safety or closely related field.
    * Experience in an EH&S role within a manufacturing environment.
    * Demonstrates understanding and application of environmental, health, safety and worker compensation programs.